North Carolina Cotton: Time To Start Checking Seed Quality Data Base Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Despite all of the distractions associated with COVID-19 lately, our NCDA&CS seed inspectors and seed lab have been hard at work on the new NCDA&CS Pilot Program for Cotton Seed. […]

North Carolina Cotton: Pilot Program Offers Seed Quality Testing Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
By now, most folks are aware of the seed quality issues that occurred during 2019, when a few lot numbers of a couple of varieties were planted in relatively good […]

North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Variety Evaluation Yield Results Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019
Although 2019 brought widespread and severe drought stress to many areas in NC during June and July, this year turned out to be a decent year for cotton in most […]

North Carolina Cotton: Post-Hurricane Management Tips Sep 7, 2019

🕔Sep 7, 2019
Preliminary reports indicate that damage to the cotton crop ranges from severe to very little, with the most damage obviously in near-coastal counties and the Blacklands – but we will […]

North Carolina Cotton: 4 Management Considerations for the Rest of ’19 Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
Statewide, the 2019 crop continues to be the most variable crop that we’ve seen in quite some time, primarily due to planting date, timing and duration of drought/heat stress, and […]

North Carolina Cotton: 3 Approaches With 2019’s Variable Crop Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019
The 2019 cotton crop is probably the most variable statewide that we’ve seen in quite some time. Many areas have been plagued with severe drought, which resulted in some cotton […]

North Carolina Cotton: Making PGR Decisions for 2019 Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
Thus far, the 2019 crop is variable in terms of growth stage. Early planted cotton is now is now squaring and generally growing well, now that rains have returned and […]

North Carolina Cotton: Irrigation Decisions for 2019 Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
Although many areas have recently experienced rainfall, it is important to understand that we are never more than a few days away from significant drought, especially when temperatures in the […]

North Carolina Cotton: Late Planting – Results Hinge On Early Retention Jun 1, 2019

🕔Jun 1, 2019
Now that we have some soil moisture to work with, take action as soon as you can – reenter fields and plant (or replant) those last remaining cotton acres. We […]

North Carolina Cotton: Detect And Deal With Crusting Now Jun 1, 2019

🕔Jun 1, 2019
Light crust busting or rotary hoeing might be necessary in certain cotton fields in North Carolina. These may be fields where heavy rains occurred after recent planting. That may be […]

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